Colon cancer is the third most common cancer among both men and women in the United States. However, many colorectal cancers can be prevented through early and regular screening. A colonoscopy is the best screening test available for colorectal cancer.

Traditionally, men and women are screened at age 50, but people at higher risk such as African Americans should be screened at age 45 or earlier.

The DMC has several locations throughout southeast Michigan where you can schedule your colonoscopy. A prescription from your doctor for a colonoscopy is needed prior to scheduling.





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